Fellowship Application

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Thank you for your interest in applying to become a Foothold Fellow! Please submit your application below.

Please contact Jessica Kort if you have questions about the Fellowship.

First Name*

Last Name*

Preferred Name*

Your Permanent Email (not your college email)*

Mobile Number*

Mailing Address*

Current Address (if different than mailing)

Please list your preferred pronouns (what you prefer to be referred to as by other people)

Years of professional experience*

Degree(s) attained* (select all that apply)
AA or ASBA or BSJDMBAMFAMPHMPP/MPPMSWOtherNone of the above

English proficiency
NativeFluentIntermediateBeginnerOther

Please list any languages you speak and your level of proficiency

Are you eligible to work in the U.S. without limitation or restriction?*

Are you a veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces?

How did you learn about the Fellowship?*

There are multiple upcoming Foothold Fellowship opportunities. Please indicate for which types of position you are applying:*

A 20 hour per week, 12-month commitment beginning in April 2016Other - 20 hour per week, 12-month commitment in a different sector beginning in Spring or Summer 2016

For future Fellowship opportunities, please let us know if you would also be interested in:
5 hours per week10 hours per weekFull time

If selected, and based on all currently known factors, do you believe that you will be able to fulfill the entire nature and duration of this commitment?*

If No, please add any questions or comments you have here:

In which area(s) do you have work experience?*
AdvocacyAnimal WellnessArtsChildren & YouthCivic EngagementCommunity EngagementDisasterEducationEnvironmentFamily ServicesFood/HungerGangsHealthHousingImmigrationImpact InvestingIndigenous PeoplesLow IncomeMilitaryOlder AdultsPolicyProfessional DevelopmentRefugeeRestorative JusticeTechTransportationVolunteerismYouth Services

In which area(s) would you like to work?*
AdvocacyAnimal WellnessArtsChildren & YouthCivic EngagementCommunity EngagementDisasterEducationEnvironmentFamily ServicesFood/HungerGangsHealthHousingImmigrationImpact InvestingIndigenous PeoplesLow IncomeMilitaryOlder AdultsPolicyProfessional DevelopmentRefugeeRestorative JusticeTechTransportationVolunteerismYouth Services

Short Responses (up to 250 words each)

Why do you want to be a Foothold Fellow?*

What are two qualities or skills you could teach to your peers and bring to the program?*

Provide your definition of leadership and describe a situation in a professional or volunteer experience when you were a leader.*

Describe a situation where you were part of collaborative efforts - could be for a project, many organizations, or other scenario. What role did you play? What were the outcomes of the collaboration? Would you describe it as a success and why?*

How comfortable are you in a startup environment that requires flexibility, adaptability, optimism and quick reactions? What, if any, experience do you have in this setting?*

Is there anything else you would like to tell us?

Please upload your resume.*

Please list two individual references other than family members, their relationship to you, their phone numbers and email addresses.*

By checking the box below, I understand the terms of the learning and assignments outlined in summary in this application and in more detail on the Foothold Foundation website.

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